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DBMS > Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Lovefield

System Properties Comparison Alibaba Cloud Table Store vs. IBM Db2 warehouse vs. Lovefield

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NameAlibaba Cloud Table Store  Xexclude from comparisonIBM Db2 warehouse infoformerly named IBM dashDB  Xexclude from comparisonLovefield  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionA fully managed Wide Column Store for large quantities of semi-structured data with real-time accessCloud-based data warehousing serviceEmbeddable relational database for web apps written in pure JavaScript
Primary database modelWide column storeRelational DBMSRelational DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
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Score0.34
Rank#271  Overall
#12  Wide column stores
Score1.95
Rank#128  Overall
#62  Relational DBMS
Score0.26
Rank#282  Overall
#134  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.alibabacloud.com/­product/­table-storewww.ibm.com/­products/­db2-warehousegoogle.github.io/­lovefield
Technical documentationwww.alibabacloud.com/­help/­product/­27278.htmgithub.com/­google/­lovefield/­blob/­master/­docs/­spec_index.md
DeveloperAlibabaIBMGoogle
Initial release201620142014
Current release2.1.12, February 2017
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoApache 2.0
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud serviceyesyesno
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Implementation languageJavaScript
Server operating systemshostedhostedserver-less, requires a JavaScript environment (browser, Node.js) infotested with Chrome, Firefox, IE, Safari
Data schemeschema-freeyesyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nono infoImport/export of XML data possibleno
Secondary indexesnoyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLnoyesSQL-like query language infovia JavaScript builder pattern
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API.NET Client API
JDBC
ODBC
OLE DB
Supported programming languagesJava
Python
Java
JavaScript (Node.js)
Perl
PHP
Python
R
Ruby
JavaScript
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresnoPL/SQL, SQL PLno
TriggersnoyesUsing read-only observers
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesSharding infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes infoImplicit feature of the cloud serviceyesnone
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnonono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataAtomic single-row operationsACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyes, by using IndexedDB or the cloud service Firebase Realtime Database
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesyes infousing MemoryDB
User concepts infoAccess controlAccess rights based on subaccounts and tokensfine grained access rights according to SQL-standardno

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